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Saeed Naqvi | Will the protests compel Iranian regime to begin gradual reforms?

The Iran unrest began in September when 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini died in the morality police’s custody

05 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

Anand K. Sahay | Kashmir still plagued by undercurrents of crisis

Of the 808 Pandit families in the Valley, 16 left their homes in August

05 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Navy will play a bigger role in protecting India’s global interests

India’s ascendancy has indeed been remarkable and the joint efforts of all “elements of national power” have contributed towards it

04 Dec 2022 12:02 AM

Shashi Warrier | The Internet limbo: Where have all the orders gone?

He was using the browser and at some Railways site in no time at all, with a form that he filled in while asking me questions

03 Dec 2022 11:55 PM

Manish Tewari | What ails Parliament?

A salient instrument of holding government accountable is Question Hour

03 Dec 2022 11:48 PM

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Farrukh Dhondy | Of right-wing bigots, religion & (in)tolerance in today’s UK

What the statistic tells us is that the influence of religion over life in Britain, unlike, say, in Iran or Afghanistan, is dwindling

03 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Hike Indian Navy funding to befit a rising sea power

A strong, effective Navy can’t be built in a day, nor does it forgive a lackadaisical approach to maintenance or modernisation

03 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Dinesh C. Sharma | How the Nizam of Hyderabad secretly plotted war with India

In the end, all preparations proved futile as the Hyderabad forces surrendered to the Indian Army in September 1948

02 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | In a democracy, we need all the stories, all voices...

Why should criticism of a cinematic approach to portraying a topic be conflated with criticism of the topic?

02 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | Non-IAS cadre officers making inroads in PMO

Some observers note that increasingly the Modi Sarkar is keen to promote non-IAS services to positions that formerly only the IAS held

01 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

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Narendra Modi | Today, India begins its G-20 presidency

India’s G-20 presidency will work to promote this universal sense of one-ness. Hence our theme – “One Earth, One Family, One Future”

01 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Sunil Gatade | Civic polls in Delhi almost like battle of a ‘mini-India’

Delhi is known as a “mini-India”. A vote here therefore has much significance

30 Nov 2022 12:05 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Gujarat, Modi’s home base, remains a testing ground

Gujarat, is not a cakewalk for either the BJP or Mr Modi, and the PM is also keen to prove that he remains unbeaten on his home ground

30 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

Aakar Patel | After decisive win in 2019, has govt run out of steam?

The listlessness shows in endless political campaigning conducted without much reference to performance, only to charisma

29 Nov 2022 12:05 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Will Gen. Munir rock the boat, or keep Pak stable?

It can be expected that Gen. Munir will attempt to establish his own coterie of loyalists who may not be in line with Gen. Bajwa’s thinking

29 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

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Kishwar Desai | Christmas lights across London as UK heads for winter of strikes

It is all balle-balle for one community, purely because Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has taken over

28 Nov 2022 1:53 AM

Sanjaya Baru | Global South can make G-20 much less of a G-2

India must set out an agenda of interest to the developing countries

28 Nov 2022 1:47 AM

Pavan K. Varma | ‘Bulldozer justice’ unjust under all circumstances

Although it is clearly verifiable that bulldozers have especially targeted the minority community, Hindus too have not been spared

27 Nov 2022 12:10 AM

Shreya Sen-Handley | Smells like teen spirit? Don’t sweat it, step back

The fallout is an odd mix of terror at losing control, excited anticipation at what comes next, and even relief

27 Nov 2022 12:05 AM

Anita Katyal | Nadda, Anurag sleepless on HP; Shah lobby plans to sideline Raje

BJP president J.P. Nadda has reason to worry because a defeat would reflect poorly on him as he hails from the hill state

27 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

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